This rose powder is an intense red made from the petals of fresh deep red roses that turn a very dark red, almost blood color, when dried.
Metaphysical Properties of Deep Red Rose Powder
Official Name: Rosa damascena
Deity: Astarte, the Greek goddess of sex, war, and fertility
Metaphysical Powers: Love, Lust, Innocence, Confidence, Trust, Divination, Healing, Truth, Romance, Sexuality, Luck, Protection Against the Evil Eye or Jealousy, Psychic Love Matters, Honoring Venus, Joy, Peace, Happiness, Dreams, Aphrodisiac, Healing the Root Chakra.
Folklore and Uses of Deep Red Rose Powder
- Historically it is a charm for treating victims of lightning strike burns. It involves crushing roses and purslane together to make a poultice.
- Since roses contain a large dose of vitamin C and can reduce redness, it stands to reason it would look quite magical to the time's healers.
- Rosebuds can be used as a pendulum to divine secrets, love relationships, and issues of forgiveness, fidelity, and friendship.
Dark red roses symbolize unconscious beauty. They are a bold expression of love, and yet they are captivating and enigmatic. Dark red roses say it all. The deep color symbolizes intense feelings and helps them overcome barriers that they face while communicating.
The red rose is associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. The myth says that when Adonis, her lover, was wounded, she pricked her foot on the thorns of a white rose in her haste to run to him. Her blood stained the roses red, turning the red rose into a symbol of incredible passion and romantic devotion. Legend says that Cleopatra seduced Mark Antony in a room fully covered in red rose petals.
In Islam, the fragrance of a rose represents the sacredness of people's souls. If the scent of a rose fills the air yet no roses are nearby; it's a sign that of a spiritual message supernaturally, through clairalience. These messages are meant to inspire people.
In Catholicism, the scent of roses is often called the "odor of sanctity," it indicates the presence of spiritual holiness. People have reported smelling the fragrance of roses after praying to saints in heaven to intercede for them with God about something.